Category: Video & Lecture Capture

Ready for B-Term Checklist

The ATC is here to help the WPI Community with Canvas, Lecture Capture, Zoom, Classroom Tech, and more! Review the below items to make sure you’re ready for the start of B-Term: Canvas Requests: We now offer instant Canvas course modifications! Just connect your Canvas account to The Hub. You may also use this form to…Continue Reading Ready for B-Term Checklist

Echo360: Recording from Home or Office

Blog post updated 1/9/24 Echo360: Recording from Home or Office Echo360 can be used to create video from your home or office. If you go to the Echo360 area of your Canvas course site, you’ll notice a pink Create button.   If you click on New Browser Capture, you can create a recording with the browser…Continue Reading Echo360: Recording from Home or Office

Echo360 Room List

Alden Hall Janet Earle Room Atwater Kent AK013 AK116 AK219 AK232 AK233 Boston Seaport CS131 Campus Center Hagglund Room Fuller Labs FL222 FL311 FL320 Lower Perrault Upper Perrault Goddard Hall GH227 Higgins Labs HL031 HL114 HL116 HL154 HL202 HL218 HL230 Kaven Hall KH115 KH116 KH202 KH203 KH204 KH207 Olin Hall OH107 OH109 OH126 OH218 OH223…Continue Reading Echo360 Room List

Share your Echo360 Lecture Capture Recordings

Blog post updated 1/9/2024 If you’ve used Echo360 to share recordings in the past, sharing and publishing options have changed as of January 2024. Echo360 allows you to share your lecture capture recordings in Canvas to all students through the Echo360 link in the left hand menu, or through your Canvas Modules area. You can…Continue Reading Share your Echo360 Lecture Capture Recordings

Feature Comparison: Echo360 and Studio

Feature Access Via cloud platform ( or Canvas. Via enrollment in an active Canvas course site, only. Organization Course section (i.e., folder); user library; collection  Course folder; user library; collection  Storage Cloud platform Cloud associated with Canvas Captioning Yes Yes Quizzes Yes. Question types: multiple choice, ordered list, short answer, numeric activity, image quiz, T/F. …Continue Reading Feature Comparison: Echo360 and Studio

Editing Your Thumbnail with Echo360

Like a manicure, a good thumbnail will do wonders for your video’s appearance. What is a thumbnail? A thumbnail is small image hyperlinked to the playback of your video. It should communicate the gist of your video. But sometimes it doesn’t. This blog post will show you how to remedy that situation in Echo360. First…Continue Reading Editing Your Thumbnail with Echo360

Edit Your Closed Captions on Echo360

Closed captions are the text version of what is being spoken during a video, displayed in short, readable segments. All Echo360 videos have a closed caption track. This means that should a viewer want to turn on the closed captioning for a course video, they will have that option. This post provides more information about…Continue Reading Edit Your Closed Captions on Echo360

Echo360 Announces Grant Opportunity

Echo360, the video content management and creation platform in use at WPI, has announced a call for proposals for its E3 grants. E3 stands for Equity, Engagement and Evidence. Each grant recipient, if selected, will receive a $2000 cash award. These grants are designed to support the work of instructors and researchers who use Echo360…Continue Reading Echo360 Announces Grant Opportunity

Setting Up Zoom for Echo360

Updated 1/9/2024 Did you know you can set up your Zoom cloud recordings to automatically transfer to your Echo360 Library? Since Zoom cloud recordings are deleted after 100 days, Echo360 is the preferred storage solution. To set up your course to record with Zoom and be stored in Echo360, follow these steps. Go to…Continue Reading Setting Up Zoom for Echo360